Free community shows announced for College’s planetarium
Marietta College’s Anderson Hancock Planetarium has announced the free community shows for February, March, and April.
The show being held in February will celebrate the 451st birthday of Galileo with a look at his life and some of his most important scientific discoveries. The Marietta College premiere of this program, will be accompanied by a star talk about the February night sky. Showings are scheduled for 2 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 15, and 7 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 19.
The Marietta College premiere of Chasing the Ghost Particle will occur at 7 p.m., Thursday, March 5. Viewers will learn how scientists at the South Pole are observing some of the most elusive particles known to exist. A star talk about the late winter sky will precede the program. A second showing will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, March 8.
On Thursday, April 16 at 7 p.m. witness an exploration of the Galaxy’s potential for extraterrestrial life with the premiere of Space Aliens. This show will also include a star talk about the early spring evening sky. A second showing will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, April 19.
The Daniel M. Soref Planetarium at the Milwaukee Public Museum produced all three shows.
For reservations, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org (preferred) or leave a message at (740) 376-4827. Groups larger than 20 are encouraged to schedule a special viewing. Those without reservations will be admitted on a space-available basis.